Counting Concurrent Jobs

Jerry Alexander
Jerry Alexander ✭✭✭✭
edited 09/18/21 in Formulas and Functions

Each row in this spreadsheet is a "Job". I'm trying to count (project the count by month) concurrent "Active" jobs (rows) based on a start and finish date of the job.

I created two columns (per 12 months) to set the criteria for each months calculation. If the monthly criteria falls between the start and finish dates of the job/row, the cell would be "active", if not, the cell would be blank. Then I could just count the "Active cells by month to project my monthly concurrent active jobs for the year.

I understand that Smartsheet doesn't have a "Between" formula, but does anyone have any ideas on how to make this work?

See attached screenshot.

@Andrée Starå


Best Answer

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Answer ✓

    Hi @Jerry Alexander

    Try something like this.

    =IF(AND(Start@row >= [Oct Start]@row, Start@row <= [Oct End]@row), 1, 
    IF(AND(Finish@row >= [Oct End]@row, Finish@row <= [Oct End]@row), 1, 
    IF(AND(Start@row <= [Oct End]@row, Finish@row >= [Oct Start]@row), 1)))

    Did that work?

    I hope that helps!

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